Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Nananu-i-Cake – Rare Private Island in Fiji

Many leading celebrities and business tycoons fly off to private islands in Fiji for quiet exotic vacations. Recently, one of these islands named ‘Nananu-i-Cake’ has been listed for sale. So, where exactly is Fiji?
Overhead view of Nananu-i-Cake with its smaller satellite island on the left

Fiji is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, with an archipelago of more than 330 islands. It is one of the best sunshiny tropical paradises of the rich and famous, and is also known as the ‘soft coral capital of the world’. Pierce Brosnan of James Bond fame is known to have holidayed here. Actor Mel Gibson and Dietrich Mateschitz (co-owner of Red Bull) are two people who own private islands in Fiji.

Features of Nananu-i-Cake Island

Nananuicake is a beautiful private island in Fiji, and a rare piece of real estate property. It is an exclusive freehold private island with 600 acres of private property, with a smaller satellite island. It has a house and other facilities in place, and has been listed for sale for the price of $10 million.

The luxurious home on the Nananu-i-cake private island in Fiji

The Nananu-i-cake private island in Fiji is situated around one kilometre from Viti Levu, the largest island on the Northern Coast of Fiji. This Fiji island can be easily accessed from Nadi International airport or from the airport in Siva (capital of Fiji).

On the Nananuicake private island, you will find a luxurious private residence designed by Murray Cockburn, the renowned architect. This estate home has four bedrooms, two guest bedroom suites, a spacious living-cum-dining room, a well-stocked library and another dining room.

Some of the other features of this private Fijian island are:
  • A swimming pool. 
  • Five sandy beaches. 
  • Tracks to all five beaches. 
  • Stables for horses and paddocks for sheep, with horses and sheep in them.
  • A private deep-water jetty and boats. 
  • A jeep to explore the island.
  • Fresh water supply, and water storage facility to store 300,000 gallons of water. 
  • Staff quarters for employees.

The swimming pool in the private Fijian home 

The Nananu-i-cake private island in Fiji has a good year-round climate allowing you to holiday at anytime of the year, whenever you are free. It offers panoramic 360 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Around the private residence are beautifully landscaped gardens, with an abundance of tropical flowers and trees. The natural tropical vegetation of the Fiji private island has been maintained, and includes pine forests and groves of mango trees.

The Nananuicake island has an interesting history. It was first bought by Sir Harold Mitchell in 1974, and remained in the same family since then. Later on, Sir Harold Mitchell also purchased two adjacent freehold private islands, as an idyllic holiday retreat.

What do you think of this private island in the Fiji archipelago of islands? Would you like to live here?

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